The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 38 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.42% 2.22% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.58% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £500 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £383 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £443 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.83%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 302 388 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 85.80% 86.22% 84.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 199 229
Median daily rate £400 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -70.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Nottingham

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Nottingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Nottingham

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Nottingham over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) nginx
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Consul
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (28.57%) Terraform
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Mule
2 1 (14.29%) Mule ESB
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (14.29%) NSubstitute
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) Autofac
5 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) IVR
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Microservices
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) BPEL
4 1 (14.29%) Case Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Consul
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com